High Alert in India over New Coronavirus Strain in UK
New Coronavirus strain is 70% more infectious.
➡️ The new Coronavirus variant found in UK, named as ‘VUI-202012/01’. It’s said to be 70 percent more infectious.
➡️ Italy too reported the same strain of Coronavirus.
➡️ South Africa and Australia report new variants of Covid-19.
➡️ Flights from UK to India suspended till 31 December.
➡️ Municipal Corporation, Greater Mumbai issues quarantine guidelines for passengers arriving from UK tomorrow.
➡️ Mumbai: RT-PCR test will be conducted during 5th to 7th days at the cost of the quarantined passengers. 7-day mandatory institutional quarantine or at nearby hotel.
➡️ Mumbai: Covid-19 positive patients will be hospitalised or stay at the same hotel or quarantine centre for 14 days.
➡️ Night Curfew from11 PM to 6 AM in Municipal Corporation areas of Maharashtra till January 5, 2021.